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was that the french fleet was a very, very large fleet. many battleships to it was the fourth largest navy in the world. and churchill was very worried that if france was conquered, then hitler would see these the french fleet. and the arithmetic was if you put the german fleet, which was considerable. they had the bismarck coming along, together with the italian fleet which was an ally of the germans and at a considerable fleet in the mediterranean, if you then put that together with the french fleet which was the fourth largest fleet in the world, now you have a navy that was larger than the british fleet. and if that happened, it's a game set and match for britain. they couldn't have controlled the sea lanes to the island. it was going to be over. so churchill implored him to keep fighting because he was worried about the french battleships. but the french army was totally in disarray. very overwhelmingly conquered, and a certain element in france decided it was better to try to come to an agreement if it was the germans about how they could then drop out of the war. an interesting litt
admiral john banoff in 89 after the earthquake. he was still with the navy. helped us tremendously with a aircraft carrier and the work in recovery, and in 1992 mayor jordan sought to seek his leadership and have him head up what is today our dem but at that time it was the office of emergency services so for five years i got to work with admiral bit off and lead the effort at oes but at the time that we really required some strong leadership because it was shortly after the 101 california shootings that we realized very clearly different agencies within the city had to speak more deliberately with each other, had to have systems and communications and culture built around much more collaboration, particularly with communication. well, that spawned this particular building, and its housing of not only the emergency management, but its physical location of our 911 emergency dispatch system which is right upstairs, and that was started on and under the leadership of admiral bit dlf off. it was concluded very well. he then went on to what i say was parallel to me because i thought
security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris was extraordinary and stood out. i thought what image can i think of that might express our way of thinking about him. i thought of the great seal of our republic. i don't know how many of you have ever looked carefully at it. the center is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, t
to serve is the navy and football cops team and they will be -- football coaches and they will be working to serve this meal and it will be served at 10:00 and a lot of people will be lining up to take advantage of this benefit. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the memorial church in san francisco expecting to serve, it runs from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and thousands will be enjoying the food. >>> east palo alto more rain approaches and they have put sandbags out a day over that water seed over. it prompted mandatory evacuations for 7 homes. >> there is an area that has some boils so they will create a circle around that area so they can convert it if need be. >> one family shows us their home, it is hard breaking to tee. that is not until next fall. >>> the afternoon storms skein all over, one area was blond by a mudslide. crews spent the day cleaning up the mudslide that was left all over the road. >>> the church service happened on mcarthur boulevard. a 17-year-old and a woman was shot and a bullet even landed in a baby stroller. the two were by thing for her life. now they
us and every other one in the west, four more shopping hours till christmas. >> reporter: old navy till 7:00 p.m. target 9:00 p.m. toys r us will keep on till 10:00 p.m. tonight. while procrastination is a tradition, there is another shopping driver just as important. >> i am a last minute christmas shopper anyway. there is a lot of good deals that are available. >> lots of people just want the best deals. they come later on. i like shopping at the last minute. >> reporter: the holiday season got off to a good november. but december was sluggish. so that forced stores to cut prices and extend hours as consumers increased with the fiscal cliff became more cautious but not unfeeling. >> deals right now. more deals after christmas but somebody always has to open a gift at christmas. >> reporter: they had predicted a increase of 3.3%. but it just came out with a prediction of 2.5%, still an increase. reporting live, consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a south bay sheet metal shop created a shiny work of art inspired by the holiday season. >> look at this. a 14-foot tall
a better one now, and could you reach that little book on top? yeah. and in my navy training -- when you get in an airplane you don't get in and the key in. you put this on your lap and do all the check offs. well, having been a chief executive i know their lips get tired when they read more than one page. sorry, but you know, but anyway i put this book together, and i mainly for the mayor and his primary assistants, so when bad stuff happened in the middle of the night you could pull this off of your bureau and go to the first three or four things that you have to do in order to save lives and property, and i understand this has a grandfather. okay, which is great. so thank you very, very much. it was a labor of love. i like doing things. i like doing things when people tell me i can't do them, and i like working with people who are different and boy did i ever get a load of that here, and it was wonderful, so thank you mr. mayor. you're very kind. thank you all, and i wish you well, and again go giants. [applause] >> thank you so very much admiral for your inspirational remarks
, and we may be at the mall, and see the person we have a fight with. the army and navy have their bar fights. i did not see this as being a game, or a community. supporting each other, this may have been in a negative way. i did not have a stable household. many of them do not of their fathers are, where their father is dead. in their return, the block i gave up -- this is who i looked up to. he had a notorious reputation. there was the violence and in return, we had the pros and cons for that. a lot of people would mess with me because of who my father was -- to my brother was. they became my enemies. it was not a choice. this is just how was. let's go get him. and it comes to the place, you get tired of running. i did not see this as being wrong. what people defined as a gang, that must be a gang member right there. i have tattoos on my arm and neck and hand, and none of them are getting associated. they all tell personal story in my life. somebody would say that this is a gang member. there would be the artistic side. i think that this comes to a place where there has to be a level
: can i ask you better for my children and went out like the navy and spent $26 a gallon on biofuels or the air force which is spending $59 a gallon would that be better for my children we were all doing it. i don't like the air force and navy doing that. that is bad for my children's future because it runs up the deficit. >> the best thing for my children's future, i have two boys, one 10 years, one ten months and i'm worried about climate change and their future. we need to stop encouraging industry causing this problem, oil industry, gas and coal industries, and need to start encouraging clean energy if we ever to solve it. the very first place to stop is -- start to stop giving these subsidies. it is a no-brainer. vast majority of americans of all parties actually support this perspective. melissa: without affordable energy we have no economy. and that is for sure bad for my children. we have no jobs. we have no industry. no energy. >> why is the fastest growing new source of energy country in wind energy or distributed solar on people's roofs. melissa: because it is completely s
outside of new york. the royal navy has so much power, he can't capture manhattan. one ship of align had more artillery fire power than the entire american army. people forget how powerful the ships were for the time. he's significant -- southeast -- he's sitting there there are no helicopters or cars or television. he get a note from a french army sitting in rhode island, which said, thed admiral of the french navy sitting in the caribbean believes he could come north for six weeks. the entire opportunity was created because washington a courage year over to send one-third of the army to south to fight general corp. wallace and wear him out. he won a victory at the court house in north carolina that cost him so much he said to his staff two more victories like this and we won't have an army left. they would gradually tearing up cornwallis' army. he retreats expecting the royal nay destroy save him. washington has gotten the note. the french march from rhode island over to new york, french general said i'm under your command. they managed to mask the british in manhattan. they don't know
the change the course of history, navigation error with the radar and the royal navy lt. that was guiding the boats was not working at that time, they were headed for the wrong objective which was an objective for the rangers, it was a cliff on the other side of omaha beach, they were not going to pointe du hoc. all the landing craft or heading in the wrong direction. at that time they were supposed to land at 6:30 a.m. the air or bombed pointe du hoc. if the rangers had landed at the time they were allocated it would have all been killed by their own bombers. they were at the wrong point and they were headed to another place. the fifth ranger battalion assigned to pointe du hoc beefed up the mission to 1,000 men, could not get in contact with the second ranger battalion at that time. every one of the radios didn't work. they went to their secondary objective, we did ten minute and went to their secondary objective and landed on omaha beach exactly at the right time and place they were supposed to end change the course of the events because they were the only reserve force at the time. me
, in "magnum p.i," because it's like, he leaves the navy, he's 33, and he knows that he's never been 23. so, the secret to life is, like, you gotta have fun. you gotta kick back. it's 5:00 somewhere, right? - i totally respect magnum for doing that, and going back, and-and just living his life, 'cause you only have one. - some of the best lessons i have learned from "the bionic woman" are, live life in slow motion. if a computer gives you trouble, pour water on it. - goodbye, alex! - the main takeaway from "lassie" is, if you wanna look like a hero, always hang out by a well. - god, parents, watch your kids. they are getting into a lot of trouble. and, really, if you need a dog to save the day, you're probably a bad parent. - what i learned from "charlie's angels," was to always have great hair and wear a good bra. - what i've learned from "charlie's angels," is that i would always be inadequate. i would never have my own jaclyn smith collection at k-mart. i would never have hair like farrah. i would always be fatter than kate. but, i did know that i could get a boyfriend like charlie, who
. >> reporter: at old navy in san francisco, store director jayne navyrfield spent today helping last-minute shoppers find what they need. dang >> people are frantic. la they want to make sure to get their gifts so it's giving the r gifts vice possible. >> reporter: at the westfield best henter mall, marketing director amy benson had some reasons to worry whether those last-minute hoppers would show up. retail analyst shopper trak, which counts foot traffic and raffs cut its forecast for roliday spending growth this year from 3.3% to 2.5%. >> as we are coming into the weekend it slowed a little bit but we noticed an extreme spike going into friday, saturday, and sunday. >> reporter: that last-minute uptick was seen nationwide. friday and saturday were the second and third busiest shopping days of the year. only black friday-- the day only after thanksgiving-- was busier. the question now: will the days before christmas make the aysference in the season? in general this has been a eetter retail season than last year but not as good as people sere hoping. was this your experience here?
you buy navy wool pants with 13 buttons. the first kaplan's opened up during the war. they remade used military clothing for civilian use. >> i used to go. we would bid on it or bite blind. >> lucky for them camouflage never went out of style. >> the hippy movement came along. we did very well. >> he has seen the rougher side of downtown market street go through changes. twitter moving into the neighborhood doesn't phase him. >> everyday is a new thing. you have to take care of business. >> any corporations try to take you guys over? >> no. but let me know. let me know. hello. >> they asked me if i retired. i said i am tired, not retired. >> it is one of the oldest family-run business in the city and they plan to stick around. linda yee, cbs 5. >>> lawmakers take their christmas break without resolving the fiscal cliff problems. the millions of dollars in cuts bay area people face if a deal isn't reached. >>> two firefighters respond to a call and get kill bid an excon. why police call it a trap. >>> i am adrianna diaz. ,,,, well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we coul
and staff members from the navy football team and they will be coming in around 9:00 a.m. to start serving these meals and there is a lot of work underway. are ooh. >> the -- >>> the christmas eve toy drive end as of 10:00 last night and they collected 7,000 toys. they wanted to collect 15,000 toys but the quality of the toys were wonderful and they were luck i do receive them. >>> we are covering traffic and we were thinking it was going to be a light day but no. >> that is what happens when you have drinking and driving but we had a bunch of accidents in oakland and let's head outside, this is the pittsburgh area and as you make your way through we will not see them any time today. and last look at san mateo, traffic is moving well and on the opposite of high ward. >>> -- hayward. >>> winds are light, mainly dry, temperatures are on the cool side and for some the rain is starting up just a little sooner than anticipated. free upon tall showers and -- prefrontal showers, some of this is not getting to the ground, where we are seeing this light rain even to the northbound and it is right a
of the 4,000 people expected to get a christmas meal. the navy football players in town for the caste bowl will help out the volunteers by cooking the christmas meals who come in today. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> looks very busy. >>> netflix says many customers are still experiencing problems with its video streaming service. on the twitter feed, networks calls it terrible timing since so many people spend holidays watching movies with family and friends. they are trying to fix the problem but it apparently is from amazon. there's no time line when it can be fixed. terrible timing, yeah. >> i'll say. a lot of people counting on watching movies. >>> a lot of people maybe are up now, 7:00 a.m. and headed off to grandma's house or auntie's house. let's check in with tara. see how the roads look. >> they are looking pretty good. just got a tweet from john. he said why are you working? there's never any traffic on christmas. but there is. and we have drunk drivers. we dent expect a whole lot of -- we don't expect a whole lot of traffic throughout the day. let's
they made their tough decisions. >>> at 11:00 p.m. on may 1st, 2011, two black hawk helicopters, 23 navy s.e.a.l.s, a translator and a dog named cairo took off from jalalabad, afghanistan. the mission, to kill the world's most wanted man, osama bin laden. >> death of bin laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation's effort to defeat al qaeda. >> most have heard the incredible details of the bin laden compound raid, but little has been revealed about the intense, months' long deliberation that led to the final decision to act. so how was the decision made? who was told? how did they weigh the options? tonight we will ask the man tasked by the president to synthesize the intelligence, analyze the assessments, and run the decision-making process, to act in a sense as gatekeeper of this monumental decision. i sat down with national security adviser tom donilon in the secretary of war suite of the eisenhower executive office building. when you come into the white house, has the trail for osama bin laden gone cold? >> when we came into office at the beginning of 2009, the
americans. and the commander of an elite team of navy seals has died in an apparent suicide. that's what military officials are now telling the news agencies. they say commander joe price from eastern pennsylvania died on saturday of a gunshot wound to the head. he was commanding officer of seal team 4 which trains local police in remote areas of afghanistan. another seal commander said, quote: the naval special warfare family is deeply saddened by the loss of our teammate and so are we. the situation in syria is still a reason for worry nearly two years after the deadly civil war first got underway. that's the word today from the united nations peace envoy that was sent to syria to try to have talks with syrian president bashar assad. working to negotiate an end to the fighting of the syrian army and rebel forces. what happened in the the violence increased dramatically in recent days since his arrival. and just yesterday activist said a government air strike killed dozens of men, women and children. they were waiting in a bread line in central syria and dozens more civilians were woun
that i went law school, and it was being drafted i joined the naval rotc and was a navy j. a. g. attorney during vietnam. that's why i was being drafted. within a week of getting back from the peace corp. i received my notice of florida. guess what my future had in store for for me. i was in a federal prosecutor in los angeles. i prosecuted standard case, bank robbery, drug cases didn't think about much. ended up heading a unit prosecuting frauds against the government. after in in the private practice of law business litigation for five years and appointed to the bempleg. i was on the bench for twenty five years and now i'm retired and running for libertarian office. >> what court were you a judge? >> orange county, california. the state court, and over twenty five years, pretty much did everything as a part of that, you know, churning low level drug offenders through the system. it didn't take long that it wasn't working. robbers, rapers, murders being able to state and get a lot less accountability because we're spending the . >> what was your attitude toward drug lawbreakers, i guess?
just to walk again. >> with the u.s. navy, want to give a shout out to my friends and family. have a good holiday and stay safe. >> army specialist tyler jeffries also lost his legs. >> just want to give a shout to all my friends and brothers back in afghanistan. happy holidays. i wouldn't be here without you guys. >> tyler is already getting ready for next christmas. >> i want to start walking as fast as i can because i am in that wheelchair hours every day. i want to be able to get up in my own house and get a cup out of the cupboard. >> happy holidays to my family and i got a bunch of guys in from my unit getting purple hearts today. i say i'm thinking about you guys today. got a special place for you in my heart. >> joshua says it is a good holiday season because of his buddies. >> it is definitely. they're there, alive and breathing. it's good. >> i'm sergeant adam keyes combat engineer 20th engineer brigade airborne out of fort bragg. i give a shout to the guys in the 27th still overseas. >> a triple amputee there is one thing adam didn't lose. his airborne wings tatoo. >> ye
that out if you didn't take commissioned steamships for instance are part of the navy, you have to figure out, hua mei citizen or subject to and who's going to let me into their territory? [inaudible] >> see, people really look like the southern hemisphere because it's so much easier. [inaudible] >> well, people have done it since. the first man to walk around the world does go over australia with a mule. and at this point commences the 20th century so he could get food and water more easily. at the surface travelers msa are some of the toughest if not most mean spirited people in the world. but she got to be that way. i mean, it is really hard to do physically and socially to put yourself at risk constantly like that. it's a bloody-minded thing to do. i don't sense among people you're going to go off and do it any time soon. or maybe so. >> to have some stories about the local people, how they reacted to these adventures and how they may have supported them in the afghanistan government i guess. the details of the difficulties that the people they encountered quite >> constant, constant.
? it's just not fair. darling... i'm a commissioned officer in the royal navy and-- oh, i hate that commission, and i hate that uniform, and i hate the royal navy. bertha! oh, no, i don't... really. i'm sorry. i'll release you from your promise... if you want. oh, no! oh, edward! crocket's voice: i couldn't help meself. see, that's the way it is with us crickets. we get involved. my darling, you will be here when i return? promise? oh, edward. i love you so. ♪ don't give your love away ♪ ♪ wait for me, i will come back ♪ ♪ to you ♪ and we'll have a thousand days of may ♪ ♪ don't give your love ♪ away ♪ i've kissed your smiles away ♪ ♪ i know waiting will be hard for you ♪ ♪ and i wish i could do more than say ♪ ♪ don't give your love away ♪ ♪ my longest day will be when i remember ♪ ♪ today ♪ and i'll wonder if you'll be there ♪ ♪ if the years haven't touched our love affair ♪ ♪ still moment, speak for me ♪ ♪ tell her words are much too weak for me ♪ ♪ what i feel comes to my lips one way ♪ ♪ don't give your love ♪
flag in his hand, baldwin marched next to harry belafonte, who had also happens to be a u.s. navy veteran of world war ii, white secretaries an upstairs office windows kept extending thumbs down signs to baldwin, to the marchers, until suddenly many of them saw the stunningly handsome, rain matinee idol, harry belafonte in the crowd. [laughter] when they saw that beautiful cat, says baldwin, these women demonstrated that america was the most desperately schizophrenic of republic. [laughter] baldwins storytelling pros and his insights were never in better form. this was vintage james baldwin. race, sex, and his country all on extraordinary display and subject to his scorching ironic and. those young women in the windows, baldwin declared, quote could only look forward to an alliance with one of those jeering businessmen. and they were, he says, female, a word which in the context of the colored curtain has suffered the same fate as the word mail. baldwin did not miss his chance. when those girls saw harry belafonte, he writes, a collision occurred in them so visible as to be at onc
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